This board hears and decides appeals of orders, decisions, or determinations made by the Fire Chief or any Municipal Fire Safety Inspector relative to the application and interpretation of the Fire Prevention Code. This is a five-member board whose term shall coincide with such member’s term on the Housing Renewal Commission. For more information concerning the duties of the Fire Code Board of Appeals please view the official charge here.

Meeting Times

Please refer to the City of Oberlin Calendar of Events for official dates.

Contact Us

For more information please contact Fire Code Board of Appeals Secretary, Chris Yates at 440- 775-7251.


Name AddressTerm
Robert Hanmer, Fire Chief430 S. Main StreetUnlimited
Alexander Kosman61 Glenhurst Drive01/01/2020 - 12/31/2022
Alan Campbell413 E. College Street01/01/2022 - 12/31/2024
Scott Broadwell39 King Street01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023
David Snyder233 Forest Street01/01/2020 - 12/31/2022
Nancy Wall325 N. Pleasant Street01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023

A complete list of board and commission members, support staff, and Council liaisons can be found here.

Important Documents

Minutes & Agendas

Ohio Sunshine Laws


Questions related to the application process for City board and commission appointments should be directed to the Oberlin Clerk of Council’s Office